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Inside Mike Pence’s 9 hours in Turkey

Inside Mike Pence’s 9 hours in Turkey

When Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shook hands on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews Wednesday before boarding separate planes, the view inside the White House was grim. President Donald Trump’s top two aides were bound for Turkey to broker a ceasefire that, just hours earlier, Trump said wasn’t America’s…MORE

Trump told GM workers he could save their plant, but it’s gone for good

Trump told GM workers he could save their plant, but it’s gone for good

As details emerged Thursday about the tentative United Auto Workers agreement with General Motors, one thing became clear: The shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, that President Donald Trump hoped to save will stay closed for good. The President cast himself in 2016 as a savior for workers, taking the unusual tack of publicly pressuring…MORE

This election model says 2020 is ‘Trump’s to lose’

This election model says 2020 is ‘Trump’s to lose’

Donald Trump: Two-term president? While that prospect may seem distant amid an endless series of terrible headlines — Syria! Ukraine! Impeachment! — for the President of late, a trio of new electoral models from Moody’s Analytics all predict a victory for the incumbent in 2020. “Results from each of the three models tell equally compelling…MORE

Meet the lawyer behind the House’s impeachment inquiry

Meet the lawyer behind the House’s impeachment inquiry

Recognizable names like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff are the public faces of the fast-moving impeachment inquiry related to Ukraine. But it’s the legal mind many haven’t heard of who is advising and helping to coordinate the impeachment fight behind the scenes. Douglas Letter was handpicked by Pelosi to become…MORE

Senate again fails to override Trump’s border wall emergency declaration

Senate again fails to override Trump’s border wall emergency declaration

The Republican-controlled Senate failed on Thursday to overturn President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration he has used to pay for a wall on the US-Mexico border. Trump announced the emergency in February after failing to persuade Congress to appropriate additional funding to build the wall, one of his main campaign promises in 2016. Congress then…MORE